African Bank of the Year, Guaranty Trust Bank plc has announced the appointment of Mr. Hezekiah Sola Oyinlola as a Non- Executive Director.
Mr. Oyinlola is a seasoned professional with over thirty years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry, having worked at Schlumberger Group since 1984. He has held multiple senior roles on the management team and was the first Nigerian Managing Director of Schlumberger Group in Nigeria. In 2011 Mr. Oyinlola was appointed to his current position as Chairman of Africa Schlumberger Group.
According to the Managing Director, Guaranty Trust Bank plc; Segun Agbaje “We are pleased to have appointed Mr. Oyinlola; a seasoned professional with a proven track record to this position. All of us at Guaranty Trust Bank wish him the very best in his new position.” Mr. Oyinlola’s appointment has been approved by the Central Bank of Nigeria in compliance with the highest level of corporate governance standards.
Guaranty Trust Bank plc was established in 1990 and has within the last 24 years come to be recognized as one of the most innovative and service focused banks in the Nigerian financial market space. The Bank operates from over 230 business locations in Nigeria and banking subsidiaries in Cote D’Ivoire Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Uganda and the United Kingdom.
In recognition of it service standards, management quality and financial performance, the Bank has been the recipient of numerous awards over the years that most recently include the African Bank of the Year from African Banker Magazine.